National Workforce Registry Alliance
Supporting the Nation's Early Childhood and After-school Workforce
Supporting the Nation's Early Childhood and After-school Workforce

Our Leadership

The goal of the National Workforce Registry Alliance is to be the central hub of data collection and dissemination used to inform and strengthen the Early Care and Education Early Childhood and After-school Workforce through collaboration with state workforce registry systems and national partners.

All that work happens in part through the efforts of our Board of Directors.

PositionHeld By
PresidentDiana Diaz (NY)
Past PresidentKelly Smith (OH)
President-Electvacant
TreasurerJennifer O’Brien (CO)
SecretaryKris Madden (PA)
Region 1Margaret Gustafson (CT)
Region 2Jay Joshi (NJ)
Region 3Donna Wennerholt (PA)
Region 4Christi Moore (GA)
Region 5Emily Finnerud (MI)
Region 6Paige Cox (AR)
Region 7Lisa Driskel-Hawxby (MO)
Region 8Ellie Gardner (WY)
Region 9Mark Becker (AZ)
Region 10Pamela Deardorff (OR)
Member at LargeJenn Bender (PA)
Ex-Officio MemberSarah LeMoine (Zero to Three)
Standards & Data Committee ChairJoellyn Whitehead (IL)
Partnership Outreach Public Policy (POPP) Committe Lead Co-ChairJill Soto (OK)
Conference Committee ChairKimberlee Belcher-Badal (DC)
Executive DirectorKimberlee Belcher-Badal (DC)